Category Archives: Book reviews

Tis the season…to find renewal and inspiration

by Kathie MM “ Love all God’s creation, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of light. Love the animals, love the plants, love each separate thing. If thou love each thing thou wilt perceive … Continue reading

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What Does Social Science Tell Us About the Link Between the Presence of Firearms and Violence? Part 1

by Alice LoCicero Note from Kathie MM: This is the first in a two-part series based on the Psychology Today website. Another day in the US, another mass killing with firearms. The current public conversation about firearms is disturbing, because … Continue reading

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From Outer Space, Three Guideposts for the Resistance

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by Roy Eidelson Later this summer, millions of Americans — from Oregon to South Carolina — will be looking skyward to witness a rare total solar eclipse as the moon briefly blots out the sun. Yet for so many in the … Continue reading

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Hear-ye, Hear-ye, Read all about it!

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By Kathie MM Last Saturday, June 17, 2017, on a miserably wet day, multitudes of women marched in New York City. Their purpose? Rallying for a United Nations ban on the use, development, and sale of nuclear weapons. Support for such a … Continue reading

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